Federated Investors Has Trimmed Varonis Sys (VRNS) Holding By $1.56 Million; IDEX (IEX) Had 1 Bullish Analysts

August 12, 2018 - By Robert Shackelford

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Federated Investors Inc decreased Varonis Sys Inc (VRNS) stake by 47.61% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Federated Investors Inc sold 25,972 shares as Varonis Sys Inc (VRNS)’s stock rose 35.26%. The Federated Investors Inc holds 28,585 shares with $1.73 million value, down from 54,557 last quarter. Varonis Sys Inc now has $2.01B valuation. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $68.7. About 436,494 shares traded. Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) has risen 106.93% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 94.36% the S&P500. Some Historical VRNS News: 20/03/2018 – Varonis Announces Dates and Cities for Customer Event Series; 29/05/2018 – Varonis Celebrates Winners of Inaugural Channel Partner Awards; 30/04/2018 – Varonis Systems 1Q Loss/Shr 53c; 06/03/2018 Varonis Introduces Support for Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3PAR StoreServ Storage for File Access and Auditing; 09/05/2018 – Varonis Systems Non-Deal Roadshow Set By Benchmark for May. 16; 21/04/2018 – DJ Varonis Systems Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VRNS); 29/05/2018 – Varonis to Showcase Latest Products and Host Presentations on Data-Centric Security at lnfosecurity Europe 2018; 30/04/2018 – Varonis Systems 1Q Rev $53.5M; 30/05/2018 – Varonis Highlights Latest Products and Explores the Future of Cybersecurity at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018; 30/04/2018 – Varonis Systems Sees 2Q Rev $61.5M-$62.5M

Among 5 analysts covering Idex Corp (NYSE:IEX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Idex Corp had 7 analyst reports since April 4, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, April 11 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, May 1 by Robert W. Baird. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, April 16 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 1. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 4 report. See IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) latest ratings:

26/07/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $140 New Target: $149 Maintain
01/05/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $160 New Target: $144 Maintain
01/05/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $143 New Target: $144 Maintain
16/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $145 New Target: $140 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $125.0000 Maintain
12/04/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Neutral Initiates Coverage On
04/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $160.0000 Maintain

Since May 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $19.40 million activity. ASHLEMAN ERIC D sold 24,495 shares worth $3.39M. Cade Denise R sold $1.03M worth of stock. BUCKLEW JEFFREY D sold 1,589 shares worth $224,697. 4,240 shares valued at $598,501 were sold by SALLIOTTE DANIEL J on Wednesday, May 30. $13.64M worth of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) was sold by Silvernail Andrew K on Wednesday, July 25. $45,014 worth of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) was sold by COOK WILLIAM M on Tuesday, May 22.

More recent IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “IDEX Corporation 2018 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on July 25, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on IDEX, Worthington Industries, Duke Energy, K2M Group, GAIN Capital …” on August 06, 2018. Gurufocus.com‘s news article titled: “John Rogers Buys 3 Stocks in 2nd Quarter” with publication date: August 10, 2018 was also an interesting one.

IDEX Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various pumps, flow meters, other fluidics systems and components, and engineered products worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.58 billion. The Company’s Fluid & Metering Technologies segment designs, produces, and distributes positive displacement pumps, flow meters, injectors, other fluid-handling pump modules and systems, and specialty valve products, as well as offers flow monitoring and other services for food, chemical, general industrial, water and wastewater, agricultural, and energy industries. It has a 30.57 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Health & Science Technologies segment designs, produces, and distributes precision fluidics, rotary lobe pumps, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, roll compaction, and drying systems for use in beverage, food processing, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics; pneumatic components and sealing solutions, such as pumping solutions for analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics, and drug discovery; biocompatible medical devices and implantables; and air compressors for medical, dental, and industrial applications.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.01, from 1.04 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 20 investors sold IDEX Corporation shares while 128 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. 72.23 million shares or 0.10% less from 72.31 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.13% of its portfolio in IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) for 182,783 shares. Earnest Prtn Ltd Llc invested 0% in IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX). Raymond James Tru Na reported 2,843 shares. Huntington Natl Bank has 1,242 shares. Ledyard Natl Bank reported 0% in IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX). Sarl has 0.12% invested in IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) for 8,412 shares. Northern Trust holds 0.02% or 662,472 shares. 2,516 were reported by Cibc Asset Mngmt Incorporated. Tci Wealth Advisors Inc has 21 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Sei Invests accumulated 0.04% or 77,537 shares. Advsrs Preferred Lc reported 476 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio owns 166,775 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Toronto Dominion Financial Bank holds 5,230 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Suntrust Banks has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX). Belgium-based Kbc Gru Nv has invested 0.25% in IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX).

The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $151.04. About 159,660 shares traded. IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) has risen 29.12% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.55% the S&P500. Some Historical IEX News: 16/03/2018 – DEEP ECO: Idex May Benefit, Industry Posts 15th Straight Gain; 25/04/2018 – IDEX BOOSTS REGULAR QTRLY DIV SIXTEEN%; 12/04/2018 – IDEX CORP IEX.N : D.A. DAVIDSON STARTS WITH NEUTRAL RATING; 09/05/2018 – IDEX ASA IDEX.OL – HAD A NET LOSS OF NOK 56.8 MILLION IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2018; 16/05/2018 – REG-IDEX sensors in biometric bank card end user trial in the Middle East; 04/05/2018 – THE SAFARILAND GROUP SAYS BROWERS JOINS SAFARILAND FROM IDEX CORPORATION; 30/04/2018 – IDEX Corp Sees 2Q Adj EPS $1.30-Adj EPS $1.32; 09/05/2018 – REG-Annual general meeting in IDEX held on 9 May 2018; 08/05/2018 – REG-Proposal from the Nomination Committee of IDEX AS to the Annual General Meeting; 26/04/2018 – IDEX Fire & Safety Unites Brands

Analysts await Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $-0.18 earnings per share, down 50.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $-0.12 per share. After $-0.44 actual earnings per share reported by Varonis Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -59.09% EPS growth.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 insider sales for $36.08 million activity. COMOLLI KEVIN E sold $2.95M worth of Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) on Tuesday, March 6. $870,574 worth of Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) was sold by Melamed Guy on Thursday, March 1. 17,500 Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) shares with value of $1.01 million were sold by Bass David. 35,000 Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) shares with value of $1.99M were sold by O’Boyle James. Faitelson Yakov had sold 176,950 shares worth $13.77 million. Iohan Gili sold $1.46M worth of stock.

More notable recent Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Varonis Systems Inc (VRNS) CEO Yaki Faitelson on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on July 31, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Varonis Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of First UK Location, Settles into New Office” published on August 07, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Pre-Open Movers 07/31: (NAKD) (MX) (IVAC) Higher; (LL) (VRNS) (TXRH) Lower (more…)” on July 31, 2018. More interesting news about Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; Procter & Gamble Sales Miss Views” published on July 31, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Varonis Announces Upcoming Integration with Box to Secure Enterprise Content in the Cloud” with publication date: July 31, 2018.

Among 11 analysts covering Varonis Systems (NASDAQ:VRNS), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Varonis Systems had 24 analyst reports since February 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 13 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 1 by DA Davidson. On Tuesday, May 1 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 13 by JMP Securities. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, April 23. The stock of Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, April 19. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, July 12. Imperial Capital maintained Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) rating on Wednesday, March 14. Imperial Capital has “Outperform” rating and $68 target. As per Monday, April 23, the company rating was maintained by Needham. The stock of Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 25.

Federated Investors Inc increased Six Flags Entmt Corp New (NYSE:SIX) stake by 43,232 shares to 711,158 valued at $44.28M in 2018Q1. It also upped Catalent Inc (NYSE:CTLT) stake by 19,167 shares and now owns 74,301 shares. Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.63, from 1.6 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 22 investors sold VRNS shares while 66 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 22.20 million shares or 0.63% less from 22.34 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 471,900 are owned by Renaissance Technologies Ltd Llc. Tudor Invest Et Al invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS). 145,079 are owned by Invesco Ltd. Pnc Finance Services Gp invested in 1,611 shares. 3,385 were accumulated by Teacher Retirement Of Texas. Northern Trust has invested 0% in Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS). Jackson Square Partners Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 6,635 shares in its portfolio. Mark Sheptoff Finance Planning Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 2,275 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Psagot Investment House owns 0% invested in Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) for 1,013 shares. Macquarie Group has invested 0% in Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS). 2,249 are held by Quantbot Techs Limited Partnership. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) for 10,513 shares. 52,637 were accumulated by Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability Com. The Idaho-based Caprock Grp Incorporated has invested 0.04% in Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS). Meeder Asset Inc invested in 0% or 126 shares.

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